Metric Bolts

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Using the metric systems for the measuring of industrial bolts as well as metric bolts is becoming increasingly common in industry in the United States. The metric system may also be known as the International System or SI (from the French, Systeme International d’Unites). Read Moreā€¦

Metric Bolts Metric bolts are bolts that are measured and classified according to the metric system that is used as a worldwide standard for measurement. Metric bolts are an essential component for any product or piece of equipment that must be compatible with parts from other continents such as Europe or Asia.

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Hackensack, NJ  |  800-272-3673

Our company has a reputation for superior products, customer service, and dependability. All our fastener products are built to last, and we know that our customers appreciate our dedication to using the best materials and manufacturing techniques. If you would like to learn more about us, contact us by phone or email, or stop by our website today!

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Ford Fasteners, Inc. $$$

Jefferson, OH  |  888-536-3674

Our company has manufacturing experiences dating back to 1970 and over the years we have grown into an international supplier of bolts.

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Ken Forging $$$

Strongsville, OH  |  800-729-9779

At Stelfast, we provide bolts in a variety of shapes, sizes, styles and materials. We aim to be your #1 source for quality products and great customer service. Our bolts and fasteners include: anchor, carriage, eye, lag, elevator, machine, large diameter, nuts, screws, pins and more.

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Stelfast® Inc. $$$

Mansfield, TX  |  877-844-8595

We are located in The Dallas area, but we are dedicated to serving customers everywhere. Our products serve many industries including automotive, construction, and many others! We have been producing high quality products since 1984 and this is a tradition that we strive to continue! Get in touch with our customer service department today to learn more about what we may do for you!

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AFT Fasteners $$$

Madison, IL  |  800-237-7059

St. Louis Screw & Bolt has been in the nut and bolt business since 1887. We are a manufacturer of cold and hot formed A325 and A490 structural, bridge and anchor bolts. We also manufacture hot forged special bolts, stainless steel bolts and u bolts from 1/2" - 4" in diameter.

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St. Louis Screw & Bolt $$$

Lansdale, PA  |  215-855-5633

Nickel Systems is a distributor of industrial bolts and stainless steel bolts. We specialize in high nickel fasteners and precision machined parts like hex bolts, u bolts, hex nuts, jam nuts, washers, and pipe plugs. Our corrosion-resistant fasteners are offered in a wide array of choices for your convenience.

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Nickel Systems, Inc. $$$
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There is such a wide range of metric bolts and fasteners that it can be complicated to find the right size for an application. They can be purchased individually or according to a specific design and size requirement. Metric fasteners are indicated by the letter M followed by the inner fastener diameter in millimeters (mm), for example, M5 for a bolt that is five millimeters in diameter. Bolts are typically available in both metric and non-metric designations and non-metric bolts and screws are also measured according to diameter but this is labeled in inches and parts of inches rather than millimeters. Some English bolts also use a separate numbering system that increases in size accordingly.

Commonly used for both structural and non-structural applications, metric bolts, screws and other fastening components are able to be constructed with full threading or partial threading. Construction, equipment joining and securing, automotive engines on cars, motorcycles and larger machines are all examples of common uses of bolts. Due to the wide range of application and intended use for bolts, there are a number of factors to consider when determining the most suitable style and materials for specific purposes. For heavy load and structural uses such as foundation or bridge securing, anchor bolts are used.

If an application requires corrosion resistant materials which are able to be used for even heavy duty purposes, stainless steel bolts are the most suitable choice. Most types of bolts are available in metric sizes, and many bolt manufacturers will stock a comprehensive inventory of metric bolts, nuts and screws in order to be able to meet the wide range of needs in terms of size and capability. Hex bolts are the standard design for the heads of metric bolts, although this can change based on application. Other typical head designs include flange head types, or the more complex eye bolts or loop bolts.

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